Jennifer Sears teaches creative writing and first year composition in the English Department at New York City College of Technology.

In 2018, she received a Creative Writing Fellowship in Prose from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and a 2018 Fellowship in Fiction from the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA). Her works have been published by  New York Public Library’s “Simply E,” Kenyon Review OnlineElectric Literature’s Recommended Reading Series, Witness Magazine, Guernica, Fiction International, Ninth Letter, Fence, and Scoundrel Time among others.

She earned her MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia University.

A list  of her fiction and literary non-fiction publications appears here.

A list of her literary awards and fellowships appears here.

 A list of her conference activity appears here.